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" I admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case), — had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends, —... "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 313
by David Masson, Sir George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris - 1859
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The First Woman in the Republic: A Cultural Biography of Lydia Maria Child

Carolyn L. Karcher - Biography & Autobiography - 1994 - 804 pages
..."a most effective anti-slavery document,"46 reprinted by newspapers all over the country. "Had I ... interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the...so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends . . . every man in this court would have deemed it an act worthy of reward rather than punishment,"...
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The Big Boxcar

Alfred Maund - Political Science - 1999 - 178 pages
...Maund: Had I interceded in the manner which I admit, and which I admit has been fairly proved . . . had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, to the so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends, either father, mother, sister, wife or...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - History - 1999 - 920 pages
...greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case — had I so interfered in hehalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or in hehalf of any of their friends, either father, mother, brother, sister, wife or children, or any of...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...fairly proved — for I admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case — Had I so interfered...class, and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference, it would have been all right. Every man in this Court would have deemed it an act worthy...
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The Boisterous Sea of Liberty: A Documentary History of America from ...

David Brion Davis, Steven Mintz - History - 1998 - 608 pages
...fairly proved, — for I admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the witnesses who have testified in this case, — had I so interfered...class, and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference, // would have been all right. Every man in this Court would have deemed it an act worthy...
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The Hanging of Old Brown: A Story of Slaves, Statesmen, and Redemption

Gregory Toledo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 276 pages
...slaves. ... I have another objection; and that is, it is unjust that I should suffer such a penalty. Had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful,...so-called great, or in behalf of any of their friends ... or any of that class, and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this interference, it would have...
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Emerson's Antislavery Writings

Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2002 - 288 pages
...What magnanimity, and what innocent pleading, as of childhood. You remember his words — "If I had interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great, or any of their friends, parents, wives or children, it would all have been right. No man in this court...
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L.M. Alcott: Signature of Reform

Louisa May Alcott - History - 2002 - 226 pages
.... . . Had I interfered in the matter which I admit, and which I admit has been fairly proved . . . had I so interfered in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, or the so-called great . . . and suffered and sacrif1ced, what I have in this interference, it would...
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Nine Women: Portraits from the American Radical Tradition

Judith Nies - History - 2002 - 342 pages
...dream and she completely understood John Brown's words of explanation at his trial: Had I so intervened in behalf of the rich, the powerful, the intelligent, the so-called great . . . and suffered and sacrificed what I have in this [act], it would have been all right. ... I believe...
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Ripples of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches

Josh Gottheimer - History - 2003 - 502 pages
...been fairly proved — for I admire the truthfulness and candor of the greater portion of the wimesses who have testified in this case — had I so interfered...any of that class, and suffered and sacrificed what 1 have in this interference, it would have been all right. Every man in this Court would have deemed...
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